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WoW (and any other MMO) is just a glorified chat program with Avatars. That pretty much sums it up. I grew tired of the childish people I came into contact with. I ended up playing WoW as a single player RPG. I interacted with very few people in game except if I passed by and they needed help for a quest or two.

I enjoyed LoTRO much more but that grew tiring as well. MMOs are very repetitive, as you pointed out.
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post #32 of 72
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Originally Posted by fr0st. View Post
Opinions, bro.

Same deal as Music and Food. Some people like certain things, if they like it enough then they'll pay more for it.
Quite true. Which explains how depressing it is that so much of the MMORPG fan base just laps up WoW like mother's milk. It's an indictment of the average gamer IQ.

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Originally Posted by mothergoose729 View Post
What do you do with you friends? Why is it all the sudden kick ass if you have few buddies playing the same silly game with you
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Originally Posted by noak View Post
Going out to eat at a crappy restaurant by your self isn't fun, but going with friends makes it better.

Unless your anti-social??//??
Anti-social? If I want to hang out with friends, I go hang out with friends. In the *real* world. I have a different agenda when I play video games. Sure, playing them with friends is often a lot of fun, but it's by no means a deal-breaker. Heck, in a game like WoW, to which people attach such social significance, playing with other people usually just slows down character progression. Yay, gimme allz that I can get!

I like spending time with my friends as much as the next person, but solitude isn't my kryptonite, like it seems to be for many.
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post #33 of 72
Try playing past level ten
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the MMO genre is a bunch of ****ty games and then WoW. the only exceptions are different enough to not appeal to the majority of WoW players. there's just no viable alternative in the genre.
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tried playing it once, never understood the appeal (thought it would be awesome since old WC3 online was so much fun)

just went back to FPS and the occasional RTS...on saying that maybe ill finally go grab a copy of SC2
    
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Some people like WoW for the same reason some people like things like pickled pigs feet, Justin Bieber or underwater basket weaving. There is no accounting for people's tastes. To each his own, different stroke for different folks, etc. etc. etc
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Any experience is a much better time around people you enjoy.
Heh I wouldn't say 'any' experience.. haha

But yeah it's all subjective. I enjoy single player games more tham multiplayer, not sure why, but I just get more out of it. But am in no way a loner, I'm always out of the house catching up with mates, for me I'd rather go out with mates and do something fun than sit at home playing a video game with them..
 
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Try playing past level ten
I felt level 30-ish was far enough to formulate a reasonably informed opinion.
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Try playing past level ten
Tried playing at level 85.
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Back in vanilla and TBC, WoW was the greatest thing since sliced bread. So much good memories and fun times. Pretty much after that though the game has been going down hill, sadly.
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